Minya Konka | Article about Minya Konka by The Free Dictionary
Minya Konka, peak, China: see GonggaGongga
or Minya Konka
, peak, 24,900 ft (7,590 m) high, SW Sichuan prov., central China, in the Daxue Mts.; one of the highest points in China. It was climbed (1932) by an American expedition.
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Gonga Mountain, known locally as "King of Shu Mountains" and "Minya Konka
", is the highest mountain in Sichuan and the third highest peak outside of the Himalayas.
SpiceRoads offers three other tours in China - a 14-day exploration of Yunnan, a 10-day ride through the karst peaks of Guilin, and an adventurous 13-day mountain bike ride around Mount Minya Konka
on the Chinese side of the Himalayas 20 years ago, a spokesman for the family in Sapporo, northern Japan said Thursday.